With humor and heart, Pie in the Sky explores the experience of a young Asian immigrant with much more than assimilation on his mind.
Wren Clemmons learns much about herself, the desert, and true friendship in wilderness therapy camp in this teen read about drug use.
Swing and Solo: two novels-in-verse for teens that grapple with music (jazz and rock and roll), baseball, young love, and what’s really important in life.
An autistic girl and socially-awkward boy team up to solve a crime and absolve an innocent man.
The New York City draft riots of 1863 form a dramatic background to this engaging tale of two young Irish immigrants.
A roundup of recent middle-grade novels about family formation and dissolution. Stories, like people, begin at home, and no matter how fanciful or adventurous middle-grade …
Biracial siblings connect with their estranged grandparents in Caterpillar Summer.
Home-schooled Emma learns a lot about classrooms and friendship “Because of the Rabbit.”